Wessex League Match 3

Team Kennet won their first match of the season in the Wessex Young Athletes League by a club record margin of points with some 54 individual wins on the day to lift them up in to third place in the 24 club league.

Team Kennet 543.5
Portsmouth 281.5
Wimborne 219
Dorchester 209
Poole AC 191

Two club records were broken on the day firstly Kirsten Fraser in the under 13 girls 1200m clocking 3.54.9 and under 17 Harry Booker in the Discus with a throw of 38.98

The under 13 girls took a team win, Clare McGonnell kick starting the track of in the 70m hurdles taking 3rd place 13.2 but it was Fraser that took another win in the B string with a fast 13.5, The 800m saw a gutsy run by Eve Brown winning in 2.36.5 from the gun with Maddie Baker taking 2nd place, Emma Davies took 2nd place in the B string 1200m, Zoe Allen had to settle for 2nd places in the 100m and 200m 14.4 and 29.7, and Lyla Goodwin taking 5th in the 100m and 4th in the 200m B strings.
The relay quartet of Allen, McGonnell, Goodwin and Georgie Johnston came 2nd with 60.1, The field events saw Neve Wright leap 4.03 for 2nd place and Goodwin taking the B string win 3.84, Both Allen 8.47 and Brown had to settle for 2nd places in the Shot, while Fraser made it a hattrick of win in the B string Discus 12.02 and Kiera Cawley taking 3rd A string 13.94, the Javelin as all season saw a Double win Claire MCGonnell throwing 27.72 to win with Brown throwing 26.25 to win the B string.

The under 17 women also won their match, keeping them up the top with Winchester, on the track double wins came in the 100m Izzy Kerslake 14. And Amy Russell 14.2, 200m Faye Saunderson 28.3 and Russell 29.7, 300m Faye Saunderson 45.7 and Anna Pettit 46.2, the middle distance races in the 800m Georgina Thomson came 3rd, in her 1500m she had to settle for 2nd place while sister Rebecca Thomson won her B string. The Relay quartet of I. Kerslake, E. Kerslake, Russell and Pettit came in 1st with 53.9.
The field events saw more double win both the Kerslake twins won their long jump strings, Pettit taking the high jump 1.45 and G. Thomson the B string 1.35, Sophie Wheadon winning her Shot 10.75 and Discus 31.50 and Lily D Arcy-Masters winning the B string and Sophie Wheadon then won her Javelin for a hattrick of wins.

The under 17 men won also on the day but had to work hard for this, Ben East won the 100m with 12.5 and Oliver Bazin winning the B string 12.8, Ethan Haines won his 200m in 24.5, and team mate Alex McLaughlin winning the B string 27.3, Bazin 53.8 and Haines 55.6 both won their 400m strings.
The relay quartet of Haines, Bazin, East and Booker just dipped under 50 seconds to finish the day with another win.

On the Field Bazin lept to a massive 6.24 to win the Long Jump and Haines winning the B string, East and Booker both cleared 1.65 in the High Jump to take a double win, on the thorws Booker threw 11.86 to win the Shot and Ben Lawrence taking the B string. McLaughlin made it another B string win in the Discus 27.57 and Ben East threw 60.98 in a strong head win to win the Javelin with Lawrence throwing 41.72 to win the B.

The under 15 boys were second in their age group, Liam Cawley threw a massive 55.63 to win his Javelin and Kian Hockaday took the B string 35.66, Cawley made it a double win in the Discus 33.93 with Oliver Ford winning the B string 32.66, Ford then went on to win the Shot 10.32 and Cawley winning the B string 9.88.
On the track Oliver Humphrey came 2nd in the 80m hurdles
, this placing was matched by George Shakespear in the 800m 2.20.7, Jonah Briggs, Oliver Absolom and Harry Davis all added good points to their tally.

For the first time this season the under 13 boys were down on numbers but the boys still all clubbed together to come 2nd in their age group, The Throws saw good points Seb Simpson coming 2nd A in the Shot 6.63 with Sam Dennis winning the B string 6.39, both teamed up in the discus to secure a double win Simpson 16.21 and Dennis 14.85, In the Javelin James Fenner came 2nd 25.81 and Simpson matching this in the B 18.34.
Ivan Chekmazov came 2nd in the 800m on the track 2.41 best on the track, which was matched by the 4x100m team of Fenner, Chelmazov, William Harris, Kian Darcy-Masters 58.9.

The under 15 girls also made it a second team place, best result on the track came in the 800m with Annabel Todd winning 2.28.5 and Annelise Gale winning the B string 2.36.3, Emily Tucker won her 1500m 5.32.6, in the sprints good points came from Ella Ward, Gemma Moon and Lottie Absolom.
Gemma moon won her B string long jump 3.68 while Annabel Gibson came 3rd A 4.41, Absolom won her B string high jump and best of the throws came in the Discus Todd taking 2nd A 20.07 and Aimee dickson2nd B 16.11